MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2021: Final judging round & Awards ceremony

MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2021: Final judging round & Awards ceremony

In January 2021, 2 Cyprus Seeds teams, with funding from Invest Cyprus, as well as the other 3 research projects of the 1st cohort of our program, got selected,  for the five-month accelerator program for start-ups, organized by the prestigious MIT Enterprise Forum Greece (MITEF) in Athens.

The 32 Semi-finalists had a unique opportunity to participate in workshops & training, receive mentoring, network and present their innovative ventures in front of the competition’s Mentors, Members and Partners of the MITEF Greece community. The MITEF Greece Startup Competition helped them to move faster in order to turn their innovative ideas into successful, global businesses!

In May 2021, the Competition reached its final stage and 2 Cyprus Seeds Teams, which Invest Cyprus supported, were among the 12 finalists.

The 2 Cyprus Seeds Teams attended the 2-day event in Athens on the 5th and 6th of July 2021 at the Athens College. The final judging round took place on the 5th of July where the teams pitched in front of the judges. The Awards Ceremony of MITEF Greece 2021 Startup Competition was a very successful event with the presence of the Deputy Minister for Development and Investments in charge of Research and Technology in Greece, Mr. Christos Dimas, the Economic officer of the U.S. Embassy in Greece, Mr. Geoffrey Keogh, and other distinguished guests.

Mr. Spyros Vassiliou, Board Member of Invest Cyprus, Mrs. Maria Georgiadou, Managing Director and the Management Team of Cyprus Seeds, attended the event and met all finalists.

We would like to congratulate all Teams and wish them to fulfill their visions!